Bridge View Cafe
Bridge View Cafe

Welcome to Bridge View Cafe!

The cafe will be closed on Tuesday the 15th October.

Sorry for any inconvenience.


Check out our ice lollies and ice cream from New Forest.

As a sundae, with Belgian waffles or just on its own.

It's never too cold for quality dairy ice cream.

A family run cafe, coffee shop, restaurant, commercial caterer and function room.

Keep track of our latest events and opening times.

Our opening times.

Tuesday to Friday

      10:30am until 3:00pm


Saturday and Sunday

      10:00am until 3:30pm


Whilst we are generally

closed on Mondays,

we do open on Bank Holidays.


Also we can open outside the above times for functions and prior arrangements.


So if you organise cycling events and wish to start from Portland Basin, why not arrange for the cafe to open earlier for you?

Holding a function or formal dinner? Ask how we can help.

Our room can host a variety of different events from formal dinners to more casual buffet dining.


The size and layout makes it a comfortable venue for groups of differing sizes. We regularly hold AGMs, special birthdays, retirement parties and funeral teas.


We also have a pleasant outside seating area overlooking the wharf and Peak Forest canal.


Ask how we can host your function.

Blend 34 coffee from Blue J Coffee

We have sourced what we think is the best tasting coffee around!


With it's deep flavour and pleasant taste this coffee is great either as an espresso, americano, cappuccino or with steamed milk.


You can buy retail bags of 250g or 500g coffee beans or ready ground for you to take home and enjoy.


Choose either coffee beans or with two grades of ground coffee we've got you covered. Ask which is best for your brewing method!

Commercial buffet catering.

With a growing number of corporate clients check out what we can offer for your next food order. Don't hesitate, we cater for small and large groups.


Our current clients say that they are impressed with the quality of food we supply, the reliability of our service and the ease of doing business with us.


Whilst we can pretty much supply what ever you require most orders fall into our standard and larger buffet choices.


Call us now to discuss your requirements, delivery options, price and minimum numbers.

Events and entertainment

November the 8th 2019


Sgt. Dom is bringing his popular 1940s show back to Bridge View Cafe.


Ticket price includes a hot supper.

A licensed bar will be available.


Join in the singing with song books for everyone and flags for waving.

A great night.


Tickets available now from Bridge View Cafe or Dom.

Wedding catering

For your special day we can provide high quality hot or cold buffets for your guests.


We deal with each request uniquely and put together a buffet to meet your personal requirements. Where we can we also try to meet other requirements such as colour scheme, style, layout, timings and location.


Following an initial meeting where we identify your needs and explain what we can offer, we put together a bespoke catering buffet for your special day.

Ice cream from the New Forest

Delicious New Forest ice cream, we stock 8 of their flavours. With an additional special flavour, this is currently rhubarb and ginger with clotted cream


Enjoy single scoop waffle cones or tubs.


Double scoops of one or two flavours are available in tubs.


Double or triple scoop sundaes with all the trimmings are also available as a dessert in the cafe.

Ethically sourced

Where we can we use Fare Trade registered suppliers.


Our filter coffee for example is 100% Fare trade.


Our teas are also fare trade and rain forest alliance certified.


We also use Fare Trade sugar.


Environmentally responsible

We use Blue J Coffee Co's disposable cups for our take away drinks service.


We have ensured that these are recyclable.


Thanks for stopping by. Have a look around and get to know us.

We welcome your thoughts, comments, tips or personal contact requests.


Please be aware that

when visiting the cafe only food and drinks purchased from the cafe

are to be consumed in the cafe or associated outside seating area.

If in doubt please call before visiting.


The cafe is only able to accept payment by cash, cheque or invoice by prior arrangement.


Please use the contact form to get in touch.

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